She also was well known on Broadway, picking up a Tony Award nomination in 1966 for the musical "Pickwick" and in 1969 for the play "Morning, Noon and Night." In 1956, she originated the role of Mammy Yokum
in the popular musical "Lil' Abner."
On April 8, 1944, with two missions under his belt, he was assigned to fill in as co-pilot on board the "Mammy Yokum
" for another pilot who took a 24-hour pass.
Ellie Pattison in the Golden Apple Dinner Theatre's production of L'il Abner was Mammy Yokum
to the teeth, right down to her corncob pipe and the way she kicked her heels together when she felt like celebrating.
Dad is a pompous Brit, Mom sounds like Mammy Yokum
, and brother Bill Bob has a precocious kid lisp.
Li'l Abner Glenn Lawrence Daisy Mae Christeena Michelle Riggs Marryin' Sam Trent Armand Kendall Mammy Yokum
Andrea Wolff Pappy Yokum John Shuman Earthquake McGoon Curt Buckler General Bullmoose William McCauley Appassionata Von Climax Michele Ragusa Hairless Joe Paul Aguirre Dr.